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Bronchitis Increases Resting Heart Rate
Currently have a pe and now bronchitis, for several hours my resting heart rate is 120-140. Should I worry?
You have a reason: The reason your resting heart rate is so high is because of the PE. As a vital sign, it tells you that something is wrong; however, you KNOW what is wrong. At this point, trying to lower your resting heart rate is counter-productive, even dangerous. As you continue treatment, it should gradually decrease to the "normal" range of 60-100 bpm, once the condition resolves. ...Read more
Deconditioning: Many variable resting heart rate usually reflects level of fitness. ...Read more
Is it normal for resting heart rate to increase after giving blood? From around 65-70 to 80-85 sitting on couch 2 days after giving blood.
Yes: With blood donation you lose a significant amount of volume as well. It takes 120 days to replace the blood cells and at least a few days to replace the volume. A minor increase in heart rate is not unexpected. ...Read more
Can geodon (ziprasidone) withdrawal permanently raise your resting heart rate by messing with your heart?
Not likely: Geodon (ziprasidone) clears your body fairly quickly so effects should pass. It can affect your heart. Persistent effects would be unlikely and would look for other causes but I would not rule out an unusual effect that persists. ...Read more
What causes an increase in resting heart rate by about 25 bpm? Not dehydrated or anxious. Went from 60 to 85. athlete
Does your heart rate increase as the day goes by like example my resting heart rate way 60 this morning now after breakfast it's 80. Is this normal?
It's not the time: It's not that time has progressed, it's that you ate and you're digesting your food, a signal to your heart to enrich the blood supply to your digestive tract. Your heart responds to your needs. ...Read more
My resting heart rate increased by 15 while taking arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). Should I be concerned?
Common sense with ri: Go down to the drugstore and check your blood pressure and pulse daily for a week without it. Write it down. (with your doctor's permission) and then do this while taking arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). Then review it with your doctor. It could be nothing or a problem, depending on what your cardiac system is to begin with. ...Read more
Can fludrocortisone increase a resting heart rate as its increasing blood volume, which would make it heart have more work to pump it around? Right?
Resting heart rate increased at 100 BPM its annoying me and im on dostinex (cabergoline) since 2 weeks. Should I worry? Should I go to the hospital?
Call your prescriber: Usually people do not feel increases in their heart rate. It is more likely that the heart rate increase is a marker of something else happening as a side effect of the medication such as the common side effect of blood pressure lowering. There is nothing dangerous about this level of heart rate temporarily. Call your doctor and schedule an appointment to discuss it ...Read more
Have panic attacks but sometimes resting heart rate increases w/o feelings of anxiety--normal test results-not worried-curious abt avg. Fluctuations?
Normal heart rate: A normal heart rate is between 60 and 90 beats per minute. It can vary slightly depending upon race, gender, age, and smoking status. Degree of physical fitness is also a factor since there are plenty of people who are very physically fit with a heart rate of 50. Clinically if your resting heart pulse is over 120 or under 50 if you have any symptoms, then it would be appropriate to be seen by your doctor. ...Read more
Will taking adderrall 30 mg and verapamil 120 mg a day increase my resting heart rate and give me irregular heart beats?
Irregular heart beat: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant that's used for ADHD - so just like caffeine and other stimulants it can lead to irregular beats -- especially if the dose is too high for you. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is actually an amphetamine or 'speed' so you can understand why it might have that effect. Verapamil on the other hand is a calcium channel blocker and serves to ssslllooowww things down, so that should in some ways help ...Read more
Amitriptyline (12.5mg) use increase resting heart rate (+10-15bpm) in athlete. Normal? Echocardiogram & EKG normal 5 years ago. 150b, 6ft male.
Missing some info.: I suspect that we are missing some information because this case, as described, isn't quite right. Why would you want to raise the resting heart rate (HR)? A low HR is better & being an athlete you would naturally have a lower HR (& live longer as a result). Unless you have SOME other symptom / condition, there's no reason to use Amitriptyline (which can lower HR). Use HealthTap Prime to discuss. ...Read more
Slow resting heart rate 54-62.when move increase to 60s-70s.not athletic. Obese. Cardiac echo, cardiac CT angio, ecgs normal. Normal or moreinvestigation?
It's OK: Hi. From the studies done and found to be normal, I'd have to conclude it's fine and not a problem. However, to optimize future health and quality of life, I's recommend healthy diet and taking up some form (s) of physical activity that you enjoy and can stay with on a regular basis for life. To your health! ...Read more
Happy mothers day to all moms! I have a high resting heart rate 107-130 is norm for past 4yrs dr seems unconcerned, but can this b the cause of wt loss?
Thyroid?: Have you had your thyroid checked? Your resting heart rate is not normal. ...Read more
60-100: The resting heart rate ideally should be well below 100 beats per minute, which is similar to a heart rate in normal rhythm. There may be some leeway with regard to rate depending on various other factors such as other illnesses and how recently the diagnosis was made. ...Read more